Wireless EarPods concept will make you miss tangled headphones Wave goodbye to the headphone jack!Photo: Rob LeFebvre/Cult of Mac Apple is widely rumored to be ditching its 3.5mm headphone jack connector for the iPhone 7 — in the process doing away with its long-standing white EarPods for a next generation set of either wireless or Lightning ...continue reading Wireless EarPods concept will make you miss tangled headphones

Apple’s mouse will get even more magical with Force Touch Force Touch is coming to the Magic Mouse.Photo: Apple From introducing the mouse to a mass market to getting rid of its buttons by order of Steve Jobs, Apple has always been at the forefront when it comes to driving mouse technology forward. A new Apple ...continue reading Apple’s mouse will get even more magical with Force Touch

Apple Stores will ditch plastic bags for paper this month Goodbye, old friend!Photo: hellosanta1225 As part of its focus on the environment, Apple Stores will this month ditch its instantly-recognizable plastic bags for new paper ones made of 80 percent recycled materials. The official changeover happens ten days from now on April 15, although stores ...continue reading Apple Stores will ditch plastic bags for paper this month

U.S. senator calls for ban on gun which looks like an iPhone Mugging? There's an app for that.Photo: Ideal Conceal New York senator Charles Schumer is speaking out about a .380 caliber gun disguised as an iPhone, which he says is a “disaster waiting to happen.” Schumer called on the federal Department of Justice and ...continue reading U.S. senator calls for ban on gun which looks like an iPhone

Apple will sell its 1 billionth iPhone this summer Breaking news: Apple's sold a lot of iPhones.Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac Apple will sell its one billionth iPhone this summer and is likely to sell its 2 billionth by 2020, claims a new report. Provided these numbers are accurate (and the first is almost certainly ...continue reading Apple will sell its 1 billionth iPhone this summer

Apple’s suppliers complain of lower than normal orders for Q2 It seems neither the iPhone SE or 9.7-inch iPad Pro is driving much interest.Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac Tim Cook admitted back in January that Apple’s growth wasn’t going to be at usual stratospheric levels during the first three months of 2016. And, based on ...continue reading Apple’s suppliers complain of lower than normal orders for Q2

Justice Department may be forced to disclose iPhone hacking secrets Your move, Justice Department!Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac The U.S. Department of Justice briefly gained the upper hand over Apple this week when it made it clear that it was in no rush to reveal how it hacked the iPhone at the center of the ...continue reading Justice Department may be forced to disclose iPhone hacking secrets

Foxconn confirms $3.5 billion takeover of iPhone display maker Among other things, Sharp builds iPhone displays.Photo: Dariusz Sanksowski/Pixabay. Licensed via CC0 1.0. Foxconn is cementing its importance to Apple by finalizing a deal to acquire a majority interest in struggling iPhone display maker Sharp for a reported 389 billion yen — or $3.5 billion. The multi-billion ...continue reading Foxconn confirms $3.5 billion takeover of iPhone display maker

Infinite Tanks brings open-world destruction to your Apple devices There are times for precision racing games and times for, well, blowing the hell out of some giant vehicles. Guess which category Atypical Games’ newly-announced Infinite Tanks falls into? Having previously made the entertaining Battle Supremacy and Sky Gamblers, Atypical’s Infinite Tanks is coming to iOS, tvOS and ...continue reading Infinite Tanks brings open-world destruction to your Apple devices

Fighting Apple was FBI’s biggest PR disaster in history Fight for the Future has played a vocal part in the Apple vs. FBI story since the very start.Photo: Evan Killham/Cult of Mac (via Apple and protestsign.org) The FBI’s case against Apple may be over, but the repercussions involved in this battle sure aren’t. Apple has ...continue reading Fighting Apple was FBI’s biggest PR disaster in history